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Process Engineer

Date: Jul 20, 2019

Location: Florence, Mississippi, USA

Company: Voith Group



About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, the Voith Group sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith Voith Paper Fabrics & Rolls Systems Inc., Forming Operations Florence department, we are looking for:

Process Engineer 
Florence, MS


Summary – This technical professional’s responsibility is to design, develop or improve manufacturing processes with respect to safety, quality and productivity.  These improvements will drive increased efficiencies, outputs, adherence to quality specifications and overall business profitability.  The Process Engineer may work individually, as part of a team or lead a team.  The Process Engineer will participate as necessary in any improvements directed by the organization including Operational Excellence initiatives.



  • Analyze and improve existing manufacturing processes to optimize safety, quality, productivity and profitability
  • Manages process improvement projects with respect to time, personnel and budgets
  • Design and develop manufacturing processes to optimize safety, quality, productivity and profitability of new products along with the team of product developers
  • Assist sales, quality or manufacturing with detailed analysis of problems; recommends solutions after review and collection of supporting data
  • Researches, studies and recommends new equipment, processes or technology
  • Assures product and process quality by designing test/measurement methods, helps establish standards and insures manufacturing process is statistically capable
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • The requirements listed in this job profile are representative of the management’s assignment of essential function, with knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Analyzes existing processes

  • Ability to study existing processes
  • Knowledgeable in operations and capabilities of equipment
  • Understand end use of product and process
  • Utilizes statistical data to show current process capabilities
  • Seeks input from others to complete understanding of process


Develops plans for improvement

  • Designs and develops plan for improvement
  • Communicates and develops buy in for process improvement
  • Manages plan for process change with respect to time, personnel and budgets
  • Delivers data of completed process change
  • Implements procedures to monitor processes changed to sustain improvement


Assists with specific needs of business (quality, sales, product, customers)

  • Contributes individually or in a team with respect to problem solutions
  • Uses specific skills (six sigma/lean) to assist in problem solving
  • Communicates well, timely and with all members of team
  • Delivers on timelines with respect to action items


Researches new solutions

  • Conducts research for new solutions to problems
  • Communicates internally and externally to the Company in search of new equipment, processes or technology
  • Recommends new solutions to peers and management in appropriate format
  • Justifies recommendations with data





  • At least 3-5 years of manufacturing process engineer experience
  • At least 2 years of leading process improvement projects
  • Minimal Travel Requirements
  • Fluent in written and oral English
  • Excellent computer skills



  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline
  • Certified in Lean/Six Sigma principles, SPC certification, Minitab user, Microsoft Office Software user
  • Textile manufacturing process experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


Physical Demands -

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith Paper Fabrics & Rolls Systems is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi